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SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection)

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2020

  • TRIGGER, Espaço Exibicionista Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • FEATHERS, CCC Gallery – Cultural Center, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal; 

2019

  • OFFICE, O Rastro Gallery, Figueira da Foz, Portugal;

  • Martinho Dias – painting, Art-Fact Gallery, Herdade da Aroeira, Almada, Portugal;

2017

  • PAROXETINE, MAC Gallery – Contemporary Art Movement, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • airOPORTO, curated by co.ART.co, Soares dos Reis National Museum, Oporto, Portugal;

2016

  • A CORJA [the scum], Casa das Artes, V.N. Famalicão, Portugal;

  • TRADE MARK, Zeller Gallery, Espinho, Portugal;

2015

  • LIES AND OTHER TRUTHS, Gallery 5, Guimarães, Portugal;

  • UP, Red Nankim Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

  • MARTINHO DIAS: 005’015, Espinho Municipal Museum, Espinho, Portugal;

2014

  • I BELONG TO MYSELF, MAC Gallery – Contemporary Art Movement, Lisbon. Portugal;

  • PO(L)VO [octopus vs people], O Rastro Gallery, Figueira da Foz, Portugal;

2013

  • MARTINHO DIAS - painting, João Pedro Rodrigues Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

2011

  • CIRCUMSTANCE, São Bento Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

2009

  • STAGES, Del Veinte Gallery, Santander, Spain;

  • MARTINHO DIAS - Painting, House-Museum Soledade Malvar, V. N. Famalicão, Portugal;  

  • WRITTEN PAINTINGS, Servartes – Cultural Space, Oporto, Portugal;

2008

  • MARTINHO DIAS - Painting, Municipal Library of Ponte de Sor, Portugal;

  • DIALOGUES AND MONOLOGUES, O Rastro Gallery, Figueira da Foz, Portugal;

2007

  • WRITTEN PAINTINGS, Santos Rocha Museum, Figueira da Foz, Portugal;

  • NEW BODY, SERVARTES space, Oporto, Portugal;

  • APPLAUSE, São Bento Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

2006

  • APPLAUSE, Galeria Cañizares, Salvador - Bahia, Brazil;

  • NEW BODY, Oporto Literary Club, Oporto, Portugal;

                              

                                                                                                                             

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

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2021

  • APOCRYPHU, Espaço Exibicionista Gallery, Lisbon, PT;

  • # 365 days after, [Ukraine, Croatia, Portugal, China], Gallery Mytets, Kiev, Ukraine;

  • 10th edition “Pocket Art", Galeria 7, Coimbra, PT;

  • “Artist Symbol”, Da Vinci art gallery, Porto/ Matosinhos, PT;

2020

  • AMÁLIA RODRIGUES, António Prates Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • Pocket Art 2020, Galeria Sete, Coimbra, PT;

  • Ao Quadrado, Da Vinci art gallery, Porto/ Matosinhos, Portugal;

  • DILEMMA, Espaço Exibicionista Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

2019

  • 5th Espinho International Art Biennial, Espinho Municipal Museum, Espinho, Portugal;

  • DINA 5, DaVinci Art Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

  • Collective Show, Porto Oriental Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

  • Idioms, Espaço Exibicionista Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

2018

  • AMADEO, Espinho Municipal Museum, Espinho, Portugal; 

  • sOttosOpra: l’Arte in libertà “controllata”, Bar di viale Arsia, Carbonia – Sardinia, Italy;

  • MAC 24th Anniversary, MAC Gallery – Contemporary Art Movement, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • Collective Show, Porto Oriental Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

2017

  • 3rd Biennale Internazionale Sant’Antioco, (guest artist), Sardinia, Italy;

  • MAC 23rd Anniversary, MAC Gallery – Contemporary Art Movement, Lisbon, Portugal;

2016

  • In Good Hands – 1st annual show of Acervo collection, Acervo Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • Biennial Wave, Gaia Artists, Barcelos Municipal Gallery, Barcelos, Portugal;

  • Collective Show, Amostra Gallery, Maia, Portugal;

  • MAC 22nd Anniversary, MAC Gallery – Contemporary Art Movement, Lisbon, Portugal;

2015

  • Art Market Budapest, by Léna and Roselly Gallery, Budapest, Hungary;

  • 20th Portobello Film Festival (with vídeo art Pangea), London, United Kingdom;

  • MAC 21st Anniversary, MAC Gallery – Contemporary Art Movement, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • Collective Show, Porto Oriental Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

  • 1st Art Biennial - Gaia, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal;

  • 2ª Biennale Internazionale d’Arte, Isola dei Colori, Sant’ Antioco – Sardinia, Italy;

2014

  • ATTITUDES, Artkate Galerie, Berlin, Germany;

  • Visit to the Artists Atelier, Porto Oriental Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

  • Guardian of the Edge, (Agnes Marton Org.), Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg;

  • Collective Show, Red Nankim Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

  • 10 Languages in Contemporary Figuration, José Rodrigues Foundation, Oporto, Portugal;

  • 10th Schoorlse Kunsten 2014, (with video art PANGEA), Damtheater, Schoorl, Netherlands;

  • Breaking the Waves Festival, (with video art PANGEA), Bergen, Netherlands;

2013

  • 1st Biennale Internazionale d’Arte, Isola dei Colori, Sant’ Antioco – Sardinia, Italy;

2012

  • Art Pocket 2012, João Pedro Rodrigues Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

  • 10th International Artistic Symposium: In PERSONA. Saarbrücken, Germany;

  • Collective Show, - MiTo Gallery, Warsaw, Poland;

  • Fado North, group exhibition, Casa da Galeria, Sto. Tirso, Portugal;

  • Group exhibition, Ermesinde Cultural Forum, Ermesinde, Portugal;

  • Global Village’2012 – an exhibition IRL, Collective project:

  • Projekt 072, Alkmaar, Netherlands;

  • Château de Sully, Burgundy, France;

  • Kulturhuset Brønden, Copenhagen, Denmark;

2011

  • 2011 Mobile Art, João Pedro Rodrigues Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

  • Art in Secret, Leões Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;  

  • Collective exhibition, Ao Longe o Mar Gallery, Viseu, Portugal;

  • ART PARIS, International Art Fair, Grand Palais, by Saatchi Online, Paris, France;

  • Perfection: Utopia of Women, MOYA - Museum of Young Art, Palais Schönborn, Vienna, Austria;

2010

  • 10th International Art Fair - ARTELisboa, by António Prates Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • 8th International Biennial of Arts of Marinha Grande, by António Prates Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • Cem República, António Prates Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • Collective of Painting, Macao Military Club, by Gallery 57, Macao, R. P. China;

  • CINEMA STORIES II, Municipal Library Rocha Peixoto, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal;

  • The Flag – Peace & Love on the Global Village, collective project, Denmark;

  • Info-transformations, Gallery 57, Leiria, Portugal;

  • Collective Exhibition, O Rastro Gallery, Figueira da Foz, Portugal;

2009

  • Collective of Painting, O Rastro-Algarve Gallery, Almansil, Portugal;

  • 16 years of complicity in art, Cultural Arts Centre of Ponte de Sor, Portugal;

2008

  • arte x arte - Bogotá08, Colombia;

2007

  • 2nd International Art Fair artMADRID, by António Prates Gallery, Madrid, Spain;

2006

  • 6th International Art Fair - ARTELisboa, FIL, by António Prates Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • BODY IN EXPRESSION, Servartes Space, Oporto, Portugal;

2005

  • 5th International Art Fair - ARTELisboa, FIL, by António Prates Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • PROJECTED PICTURES # INSTALLATIONS / “Written Paintings”, Casa d’Os Dias da Água, Lisbon, Portugal;

2004

  • Collective of Painting, Electra Art Gallery, Oporto, Portugal;

  • 19th Bratislava Illustrations Biennial, Slovakia;                                                                                                       

2002

  • II Bavaria Painting Prize, Transport and Communications Museum, Oporto, Portugal;

  • II Biennial of Painting, Penafiel, Portugal;

2001

  • National Prize of Painting Júlio Resende, Gondomar, Portugal;

  • 11th International Art Biennial of Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal;

2000

  • I Biennial of Painting, Penafiel, Portugal;

  • 3rd Biennial of Plastic Arts of Marinha Grande, Marinha Grande and La Granja, Spain;

1999

  • April Days, Cupertino de Miranda Foundation, V. N. Famalicão, Portugal;

  • The Winsor & Newton Painting Competition, The Mall Galleries, London, World Trade Center i Stockholm, Stockholm and United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA;

  • Collective of Painting, Delaunay Gallery, Vila do Conde, Portugal;

  • 11th Plastic Arts Biennial of Avante Fest, Amora - Seixal, Portugal;

 

 

AWARDS

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2018 - Prestige Award MAC' 2018, by MAC – Contemporary Art Movement, Lisbon, Portugal;

2015 - MAC'2015 Award - Hilário Teixeira Lopes, by MAC – Contemporary Art Movement, Lisbon, Portugal;

2012 - Cultural Merit Medal, by Trofa Municipality, Portugal;

2010 - Silver Award, by ArtMageur Gallery, France;

2007 - 1st Prize, ‘Body in Expression, by SERV’ARTES cultural space, Oporto, Portugal;

2002 - Honorable Mention, “2sd Biennial of Painting”, Penafiel, Portugal;

2000 - Honorable Mention, “1st Biennial of Painting”, Penafiel, Portugal;

1983 - Honorable Mention, “Shankar’s International Children’s Competition”, New Delhi, India;

         - 1st Prize, “Santo Tirso Seen by the Young People”, Sto. Tirso, Portugal.

 

 

PROJECTS IN COLLABORATION

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  • PANGEA, 2007 > 2015

Video, 50 min. color. With collaboration of entities from 26 countries, namely Ministries, Embassies, Tourist Departments, Newspapers, among others, with exclusive participation, by invitation, of 26 female singers of these same countries 

CEM REPÚBLICA, collective painting live, 2010, António Prates Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;

  • TWO PARTS INVENTION, 2005

Photography, in partnership with the German artist and composer Peter Ablinger. "Two Parts Invention" is a score to produce its 32 photographs as an interpretation of that piece. The required instrument is a camera with variable exposure time. The score is basically a choreography of how to move the camera during the extended exposure time in front of a red - or at the other part - black postcard as its object. (Peter Ablinger) 

  • WRITTEN PAINTINGS, 2003 > 2005. 

Set of paintings from a game of languages between music / text / interpretation / painting. The project had collaboration of composers, among them, Pauline Oliveros, Gianluigi Trovesi, Eurico Carrapatoso, António Victorino D’Almeida, Robert Rich, Kepa Junkera.

  • CORPO NOVO, 2001 > 2004.

Set of paintings involving the collaboration of psychiatrists, plastic surgeons, dancers, writers, among them, Júlio Machado Vaz, Paulo Cunha e Silva, Karen Walker, Ivo Pitanguy, Bill T. Jones.

 

Selected PUBLICATIONS and Press

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– Martinho Dias, stories of the pandemic experiences – International art project “#365 days after” by Art research platform MOKONSHU, Kiev, Ukraine;

– Martinho Dias – Artist Spotlight, OBSESSED WITH ART, interview by Maria Boscan, 2021;

– “Stella’s Studio” – CAMÕES TV, Toronto, interview by Stella Jurgen, production by MDC Media Group, Toronto, 2021;

- Martinho Dias – art as a reason for pleasure, RUA MAGAZINE, nº 34, by Maria Inês Neto, Braga PT, 2020;

- Office. Exhibition Catalog Rastro Gallery, Figueira da Foz PT, 2019;

- AMADEO. Exhibition Catalog, Museu Municipal de Espinho, Espinho PT, 2018;

- Martinho Dias. KLASSIK INTERNATIONAL Brand, [online] interview, by Laura Gomez, Barcelona SP, 2018;

- O Notícias da Trofa, (exhibition Paroxetina, MAC, Lisbon), 2017;

- airOPORTO - Martinho Dias. Exhibition Catalog Soares dos Reis Museum, Ed. Co.ART.co, Porto, 2017;

- Paroxetine. ARTES & CONTEXTOS, [online] interview, by Rui Freitas, Lisbon, 2017;

- Martinho Dias. MURAL – Boletim Informativo, interview, by Pedro Santos, Trofa PT, 2017;

- VIDEOLINA TV, interview (Biennale di Pittura Sant’Antioco – Sardinia), Italy, 2017;

- JORNAL DE NOTÍCIAS, (exhibit. aeroPORTO, Soares dos Reis Museum, Porto), 2017;

- PORTO CANAL TV - N’Agenda, interview, (exhibition A Corja), 2016;

- BER – Blue Earth Review, Nº 16, Artwork section, Minnesota State University, EUA, 2016;

- Inside the Studio – Martinho Dias. [online] by Saatchi Art, Santa Monica, USA, 2016;

- MARTINHO DIAS. self published with Suzana Dias, Porto, 2015;

- ATTITUDES - ANSICHTEN. Exhibition Catalog ARTKATE Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2015;

- ART MARKET 2015: Budapest. Exhibition Catalog. Léna and Roselly Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2015;

- Asian Ronald Coase. Economy magazine. Paintings in the written of Prof. Frank Lorne, Hong Kong, 2015;

- Martinho Dias – Interview with artist. PAINTERSPOT, [online] interview, by Mike Mainbird, Germany, 2014;

- I Belong to Myself – Martinho Dias. MUTANTE MAGAZINE, [online] by Sara Quaresma Capitão, Lisbon, 2014;

- 7 Questions to Martinho Dias. CORREIO DO PORTO, [online] interview, by Paulo Moreira Lopes, Porto, 2012;

- TROFA TV, interview, Painting Realities of Reality, by Cátia Veloso, 2012;

- O NOTÍCIAS DA TROFA, interview Painting Realities of Reality, by Cátia Veloso, 2012;

- Martinho Dias – Series Benedictus XVI. LUXOS TIME, nº 66, June 2010, by Raquel Prates, Lisbon, 2010;

- DIÁRIO DE NOTÍCIAS, by CPS-Lisbon (serigraphy edition Benedictus XVI), 2010;

- JL-Jornal de Letras, (exhibit Cem República, António Prates Gallery, Lisbon), 2010;

- Martinho Dias. NY Arts Magazine - annual catalog – Top Websites 2010, vol. 14, Nº 1/2, New York, 2010;

- Martinho Dias. NY Arts Magazine, vol. 14, 2009, New York, 2009;

- EL MUNDO e El Diario Montanez, (exhibit. Stages, del Veinte Galeria, Santander, Spain, 2009;

- O FIGUEIRENSE, (exhibit. Dialogues and Monologues, O Rastro Gallery, Figueira da Foz PT), 2008;

- ANTENA 2, interview, (exhibit. Applause, São Bento Gallery, Lisbon), 2007;

- EL PUNTO DE LAS ARTES, año VI, nº 386, (exhibit. Aplauso, Galeria de São Bento, Lisbon), 2007;

- LER,  art. (exhibit. Written Paintings, Santos Rocha Museum, Figueira da Foz PT), 2007;

- DIÁRIO DE COIMBRA, art. (exhibit. Written Paintings, Santos Rocha Museum, Figueira da Foz PT), 2007;

- TV UFBA, Salvador - Bahia, interview, (exhibition Aplauso, Galeria Cañizares, Salvador, Brazil);

- O DESPERTAR, Coimbra, by Manuel Bontempo, (exhibiti. Indisposição, Santa Clara Gallery, Coimbra PT), 2003;

- Our World in the Year 2000. Exhibition Catalog. Org. Sheeran Lock by Winsor & Newton / U.N., London UK, 2000.

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES

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2021 - invited artist to the Global Academic Congress – VIRTUAL EDUCA, Lisbon, (To Paint the Education), with the artwork “Persona”;

2020 - But this is Art?, Org. Suzana Dias, IPCA – Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave, Barcelos PT;

2019 - Donkey Project, Org. Julieta Silva, Escola EB 2-3 de S. Romão do Coronado, Trofa;

2018 - Reading Week, Illustration, Org. Julieta Silva, Escola EB 2-3 de S. Romão do Coronado, Trofa PT;

2017 - Drawing Workshop, Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa - Núcleo da Trofa, Trofa PT;

2016 - Educational Show – live painting, Escola Sec. Pe. Benjamim Salgado, Joane – VN Famalicão PT;

         - Creative improbabilities – painting workshop, Org. CM Famalicão/ Edgar Ferreira, Parque da Devesa, VN Famalicão PT;

         - Wall painting project, with art students and profª Patrícia Pereira, Org. CM Famalicão/ Edgar Ferreira/ Escola Sec. Pe. Benjamim Salgado, VN Famalicão PT;

         - Difficult is to be modern, Org. Suzana Dias, IPCA – Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave, Barcelos PT;

         - Martinho Dias – career, Org. CM Famalicão/ Edgar Ferreira/ Escola Sec. Pe. Benjamim Salgado, Joane – VN Famalicão PT;

2015 - But this is Art?, Org. Suzana Dias, IPCA – Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave, Barcelos PT;

         - Drawing on Martinho Dias Painting, Org. Luis Pinho/ Paula Pires, Escola Sec. da Trofa, Trofa PT;

2014 - But this is Art?, Org. Suzana Dias, IPCA – Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave, Barcelos PT;